Some people prefer the destination, but I prefer the journey. Not really the journey, but the anxiety of the journey. Whether during a detour at Starbucks on the long drive to Disneyworld, reading a chapter in the biography of Walt Disney, or my eighth back-to-back viewing of Monster’s Inc., I’m wondering about the next stop, chapter or sequel and ignoring what’s right in front of me. Maybe that’s why I’m constantly tripping. The anxiety of what I’m missing or what’s next is always pushing me ahead of the now.
Source: How the Data-driven CIO Enables Digital Transformation
JetBlue Airways Corp. is launching a subsidiary in Silicon Valley to find and help develop new technology ventures in the travel and hospitality sectors.
Source: JetBlue Airways Forms Technology Unit – WSJ
Find out how industry experts define innovation and why they believe it’s critical to every company’s long-term success.
Source: Innovation defined: New, useful, real and critical to long-term success | ZDNet
Great insights in this article about strategic risks. The article is written for the CFO but the concepts apply to any business leader. CIOs need to take note and understand how they can contribute to facing and embracing strategic risks.
Source: Facing (and Embracing) Strategic Risks – Deloitte CFO – WSJ
Most corporate leaders are well aware that technology is increasingly setting the agenda when it comes to how business gets done. How should today’s CIO revisit the way they guide their organization?
Source: The new CIO mandate | ZDNet
In the IT industry, change is the only constant. So how can IT professionals best prepare themselves for the future? Follow these steps.
Source: How to prepare for the IT department of the future | CIO
Predicting the future is fun, but this year we were more interested in actual business plans. We asked CIOs to share their top priorities for 2016.
Source: User Experience, Talent and Analytics among CIO Priorities for 2016 – The CIO Report – WSJ
Looking ahead to 2016, CIOs say a focus on the customer is paramount, even as they continue to manage a broader technology ecosystem and maintain their focus on speed and agility.
Source: CIOs Say Focus on Customer Is Paramount – The CIO Report – WSJ